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" But touch me, and no Minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to Ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. "
Works: In English Verse - Page 119
by Horace - 1767
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Horace, with Engl. notes by J.E. Yonge, Volume 2

Quintus Horatius Flaccus - 1866 - 322 pages
...typoiploa iro\Iifp6Bois. Pope's translation : Whoe'er ofifends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of a merry song. 62 Quid, cum est Lueilius 1 Cp. ' Cic. ad Fam. xn. xvi. 3 : Deinde qui...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 752 pages
...Jeeting. But touch me, and no minister so sore ; Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme ; Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some merry song. Pope, Imitationt of Horace, n. 76. BIFLE-COBPS— see Soldiers, KINGLETS...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with life of the author and notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 618 pages
...more : But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some meriy song. 80 Slander or poison dread from Delia's * rage ; Hard words or hanging,...
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Treasury of choice quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 470 pages
...69. But touch me, and no minister so sore ; Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme ; Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some merry song. Book ii. Satire i. Line 76. There St. John mingles with my friendly...
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De Quincey's Writings: Biographical essays. 1870

Thomas De Quincey - 1870 - 290 pages
...says, ' But touch me, and no Minister so sore : Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song.' Already, it seems, in childhood he had the same irresistible instinct,...
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Pope: Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1872 - 168 pages
...more : But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. 80 Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage, Hard words or hanging,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872 - 740 pages
...more : But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. 80 Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage, Hard words or hanging,...
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Pope: Satires and Epistles

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1872 - 188 pages
...more : But touch me, and no minister so sore. Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme, Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burthen of some merry song. 80 Slander or poison dread from Delia's rage, Hard words or hanging,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 798 pages
...69. But touch me, and no minister so sore ; Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme ; Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some merry song. Satire i. Booh ii. Line 76. There St. John mingles with my friendly...
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Familiar Quotations ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1875 - 890 pages
...69. But touch me, and no minister so sore ; Whoe'er offends, at some unlucky time Slides into verse, and hitches in a rhyme ; Sacred to ridicule his whole life long, And the sad burden of some merry song. Satire i. Book ii. Line 76. There St. John mingles with my friendly...
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